Rietavas Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Telsiai County
District
Teksiai
Settlement
Rietavas
Site address
Rietavas Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.91019, 21.85046
Perimeter length
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
60
Date of oldest tombstone
1925 (the earliest found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1937 (the latest found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1925, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the first half of the 20th century.

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